if I'd got a mathematical object named after me before I double-barrelled my surname, maths would've become a little bit more case-sensitive than before ("Perfect doodad" ≠ "perfect doodad")

Are there any objects named after similarly surnamed people? Like, a Normal subgroup?

@christianp Oh yeah, you have Robert Hook, a physicist-mathematician at the time of Newton. The hook length formula is not named after him.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hook_len

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make $\pi z^2 \times a$ jokes.

Use $ and $ for inline LaTeX, and $ and $ for display mode.